The national union launches its “No Keys, No Degrees” campaign today
Today, the Union for Students in Ireland (USI) will stage a protest and sleep-out in front of the Dàil, demanding urgent government action on the student accommodation crisis.
The demonstration will begin at noon and student protestors will sleep out …
Opening hours will extend from September 27, with the lending libraries remaining closed on Sundays
Trinity’s libraries are to operate at reduced opening hours until September 26.
For the first two weeks of Michaelmas term, the Berkeley, Lecky and Ussher (BLU) complex and Hamilton library are open weekdays from 9.30am until 5pm, with the service …
The organisation has sought approval from College for indoor events, but has not yet received an answer
Today, the Central Societies Committee (CSC) announced plans for the first year Freshers Week, commencing next Monday 20 September.
In an email circulated to societies, the CSC outlined how society activities could proceed next week, clarifying the restrictions at a …
The union is to hold a town hall on Friday, addressing students’ concerns over the return to campus
This afternoon, Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) announced a “Return to Campus” town hall meeting to be held virtually on Friday at 1pm.
TCDSU announced the meeting in response to “delayed timetables and lack of in-person contact hours”.
Only students who are fully vaccinated with a Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca or Janssen vaccine are permitted to rent shared bedrooms in College accommodation
Residents occupying shared bedrooms in College accommodation are required to have valid proof vaccination with an EU approved vaccine.
According to the “Return to Campus” document circulated by Provost Linda Doyle last week, “Residents who are sharing a room must …
Harris announces €38m investment in higher education institutions for 2021-22
Trinity is to receive a €2.64m grant for capital works and investment.
Today, Minister for Further and Higher Education, Innovation and Research,, Simon Harris has announced €38m in funding for third level institutions this academic year.
Supporting the return to …
Restaurants and cafés on campus will no longer require proof of vaccination from October 22
College has confirmed that restrictions on indoor dining on campus are to be lifted on October 22.
Today, College has confirmed to Trinity News that restaurants and cafés will no longer require proof of Covid-19 vaccination or a recovery certificate …
Trinity is increasing rents by over 2%, despite the cap in the 2021 Residential Tenancies Act
On July 16, the Residential Tenancies (No. 2) Act 2021 was signed into law by the President. Amending previous Residential Tenancies Acts, the legislation limits rent increases for all tenancies and extends temporary emergency protections for tenants impacted by Covid-19.…
A student’s cost of living in Dublin is now estimated to be €1539 a month
The cost of going to college is expected to rise to almost €14,000 this year for students living away from home.
This is a significant increase from the 2019-20 academic year, when college costs were estimated at €12,171 for the …
The national service began at Dublin airport this month
Irish higher education institutions (HEIs) are providing a free “greet and transfer” service at Dublin airport for international students arriving for the upcoming semester.
Announced by the Irish Universities Association (IUA), the service began at Dublin airport on August 1 …